Take a Hike: Celebrating National Parks




The National Park Service is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this year. This infographic is created to enlighten its audience about the wonders the National Parks, what they have to offer, and to hopefully encourage them to visit one. Fun facts about the parks are delivered to excite the audience about getting outdoors and taking a hike in one of our national parks!


ABBY LEIGHTON was born in 1997 and raised in West Simsbury, Connecticut. She is currently studying Communications Design with a focus in Illustration at PrattMWP in Utica, New York. From a very young age, Abby has always had a passion for the arts and continuously studied drawing, painting, and music throughout her entire academic career. She knew early on that she wanted to be an artist, and through the years has developed her skills by doing commissioned work, such as portraits, logos, and murals.

Her work mainly focuses on the exploration of the aesthetics and relationships of portraiture and nature, drawing inspiration from people, landscapes, and surrealist paintings. Abby aspires to work alongside the advertising & music industry, creating visual artwork for popular music artists, musicians, and bands.